Habitats and Ecosystems


The Saskatchewan Birding Trail Experience

The Saskatchewan Birding Trail Experience

Nature Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan has a wealth of birdwatching opportunities ranging from the fall migration of waterfowl to the spring rush of songbirds and shorebirds. It is our hope that this Birding Trail Guide will help you find and enjoy the many birding...

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At Home on the Range

At Home on the Range

Nature Saskatchewan

At Home on the Range is a tool for landowners, leaseholders and others who manage land on Saskatchewan?s prairies. It is a guide to help people use the prairie landscape in a way that benefits both land managers and species at risk.

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Learning the Land

Learning the Land

Nature Conservancy Saskatchewan

Learning the Land, a native prairie conservation pilot program administered by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in Saskatchewan, will be delivered by the Treaty 4 Education Alliance in 11 schools across southern Saskatchewan,...

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A Conservation Blueprint for Canada's Prairies and Parklands

A Conservation Blueprint for Canada's Prairies and Parklands

Nature Conservancy Canada

This conservation blueprint contributes to a better documentation of the biological diversity of the four ecoregions comprising the prairie and parkland biome. The study area includes parts of three provinces, two states and two...

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Saskatchewan Bird Atlas App

Saskatchewan Bird Atlas App

Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre

The computerized Saskatchewan Bird Atlas Project is an ongoing cooperative project among federal and provincial governments and non-government organizations, concerned with conservation, to make bird information more...

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Saskatchewan Wildlife App

Saskatchewan Wildlife App

Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre

The Wildlife App is an interactive map for viewing rare and endangered element occurrences across the province. General users are able to locate wildlife refuges, crown land, provincial parks, flooding zones, national parks,...

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Saskatchewan's Ecoregions

Saskatchewan's Ecoregions

Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre

This website includes a map of the Saskatchewan ecoregions (Prairie, Boreal Plain, Boreal Shield, and Taiga Shield) and general information on their characteristics, vegetation and wildlife.

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Saskatchewan's Native Prairie: Taking Stock of a Vanishing Ecosystem and Dwindling Resource

Saskatchewan's Native Prairie: Taking Stock of a Vanishing Ecosystem and Dwindling Resource

Native Plant Society of Saskatchwan, Inc.

This booklet is intended to provide an appreciation for the impact that settlement has had on Saskatchewan's prairie landscape. It is not intended to cast blame toward any sector of the population. Rather it is to recognize that the...

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Build a Prairie

Build a Prairie

Native Plant Society of Saskatchwan, Inc.

The prairie is one of North America's great ecosystems and a vital habitat for many plants and animals. Over 98% of the prairie has been lost in the past 150 years but some people are trying to bring it back, hectare by hectare. Restoring a...

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Native Plants in the Classroom

Native Plants in the Classroom

Native Plant Society of Saskatchwan, Inc.

Native Plants in the Classroom is a project designed to connect youth with nature. This project will educate and involve youth across Saskatchewan in native plants and habitats (including species at risk) through classroom and outdoor...

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The Watershed Game

The Watershed Game

Native Plant Society of Saskatchwan, Inc.

This online Watershed Game is an interactive way to get students learning about watersheds and how we can protect them. Students are able to make decisions to manage the watershed in our national parks, agriculture, neighbourhood and...

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Create a Wetland World with Paper Animals

Create a Wetland World with Paper Animals

Ducks Unlimited Canada
Animals, Habitats and Ecosystems, Plants, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

This cross curricular, multi-lingual activity linked with the Wetlands and the World resource helps students develop a paper-model diorama for the classroom while learning about some of the different animals in the wetland food web.

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Wetlands and the World

Wetlands and the World

Ducks Unlimited Canada
Animals, Habitats and Ecosystems, Plants, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

This Wetlands and the World teachers guide provides ways for exploring wetlands across cultures and recognizing the value of wetlands in maintaining a healthy world for all of us. This program is linked to the elementary school...

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Taking Action!

Taking Action!

Ducks Unlimited Canada
Animals, Habitats and Ecosystems, Plants, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Project Webfoot, DUC's elementary school program, links specifically to the Grade 4 to 6 curricula in jurisdictions across Canada. It creates the opportunity for students to apply their learning and connect with nature through safe,...

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How to Deliver a Wetland Field Trip

How to Deliver a Wetland Field Trip

Ducks Unlimited Canada
Animals, Habitats and Ecosystems, Plants, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Project Webfoot, DUC's elementary school program, links specifically to the Grade 4 to 6 curricula in jurisdictions across Canada. It creates the opportunity for students to apply their learning and connect with nature through safe,...

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Always Changing Ecosystems

Always Changing Ecosystems

EcoKids / Earth Care Canada

You will need to sign up for a free account in order to access any EcoKids resources but it is definitely worth it. In this lesson, students will learn about an ecosystem, and actively participate in a game that simulates one.

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What is Biological Diversity?

What is Biological Diversity?

EcoKids / Earth Care Canada

You will need to sign up for a free account in order to access any EcoKids resources but it is definitely worth it. Students play a round of musical chairs using drawings of different species in a food web. The disappearance of chairs signals...

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Can Farming Affect Biodiversity?

Can Farming Affect Biodiversity?

EcoKids / Earth Care Canada

You will need to sign up for a free account in order to access any EcoKids resources but it is definitely worth it. Students play a detective mission game in which they visit a farm and surrounding area and observe differences in ecosystems...

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